Tag: cognitive development

Ingredients to Grow a Healthy Brain

| August 23, 2015
Ingredients to Grow a Healthy Brain

Participants will experience different types of learning and identify activities that support cognitive development in young children on August 20th.

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Upcoming Event: Ingredients to Grow a Healthy Brain

| August 3, 2015
Upcoming Event: Ingredients to Grow a Healthy Brain

Participants will experience different types of learning and identify activities that support cognitive development in young children on August 20th.

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How does the ‘toxic stress’ of poverty hurt the developing brain?

| June 29, 2015
How does the ‘toxic stress’ of poverty hurt the developing brain?

A growing body of research shows that the stress of growing up in poverty can have long-term effects on children’s brains and cognitive development. How can so-called “toxic stress” be prevented?PBS NewsHour’s Megan Thompson reports in this latest story from the continuing public media series “Chasing the Dream.” Thompson is currently a fellow with the […]

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